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High School Athletes Who Have Made the Blue Standard Updated 3-17-18

Feature Photo: @Mike Brynes 2017   Here are the latest lists for those high school athletes making the Blue Standard so far this track season. *Bold Indicates New Standards Girls Kitra Bell                  IC West                     Long Jump               17’11” Sydney Durbin.        OABCIG.         […]

Hawks Off to Good Start Outdoors

The University of Iowa track and field team concluded its first outdoor meet of the season with 11 total event champions at the Willie Williams Classic on Saturday afternoon. Iowa added four more event titles on Saturday after claiming seven during Friday’s competition. Courtesy Hawkeye Sports, click here! Feature photo:  Laulauga Tausaga-Iowa ©Darren Miller hawkeyesports.com EVENT […]

High School Athletes Who Have Made the Blue Standard

Feature Photo: @Mike Brynes 2017   Here are the latest lists for those high school athletes making the Blue Standard so far this track season. Girls Ellie Friesen             Crestwood               1500m                      4:43.26 Bailey Nock             IC West                     1500m                      4:46.17 SE Polk                                                          4×4                             3:59.46 Ellie Friesen             Crestwood               3000m                      10:06.08 Anna Hostetler       Mid Prairie               3000m                      10:06.84 Marie Hostetler     Mid Prairie               3000m                      […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For March 15, 2018: Indoor Natties Wrap

Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou©Mizzou Athletics This edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast was once again put together late and a bit piecemeal as Mike and I were unable to get together as usual.  A big week for indoor nationals for the D1, D2 and D3 athletes and Mike and I do our best to keep you […]

Kalinay, Storm’s Best at Nationals

Simpson hurdler Dylan Kalinay brought home the program’s best finish at indoor nationals in 33 years, placing third in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Birmingham CrossPlex on Saturday. Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! Feature photo:  Dylan Kalinay-S. Tama-Simpson©Jim Kirby-2018   A senior from Toledo, Iowa, Kalinay came […]

Staebler Earns All American Status

The Iowa State women’s night at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships was highlighted by Jhoanmy Luque‘s seventh place finish and First Team All-America honors in the long jump. Jasmine Staebler earned Second Team All-America honors in the 800-meter run, as she just missed out on making the final. Courtesy Cyclone Athletics, click here! […]

Schweizer Double Trouble at Natties!

Friday Night Mizzou Track & Field claimed two All-America honors on the first day of the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, as senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) won her fourth career national championship in the 5000m run, while redshirt freshman Ja’Mari Ward (Cahokia, Ill.) finished seventh in the men’s long jump. With the national […]

Division II National Qualifiers

D2 T&F Champs start tomorrow with Iowans in the field: Josh Evans, Linn- Mar/Colorado Mines-Mile and DMR. Sydne Davis, DM Roosevelt/Iowa Central/Minnesota State-60HH. Noah Larsen, Mt Ayr/Iowa Central/U Central Missouri Emile Thole, W. Delaware/U Central Missouri-4×4. Carly Rahn, Gilbert/Augustana, South Dakota-DMR

Division I National Qualifiers

Division I Qualifiers  MEN Iowa-Mar’yea Harris-400M and 4×4, Collin Hofacker-4×4, Bradford Garron-4×4, DeJuan Fry-4×4, Chris Douglas-110HH. WOMEN Iowa-Brittany Brown-200M and 4×400, Briana Guillory-400M and 4×4.  Sheridan Champe-4×4.  Sarah Plock, IC City High-4×4, Jahisha Thoms-LJ and TJ. Iowa State-Jasmine Staebler, Clayton Ridge, 800M, Jhoanmy Luque, LJ and TJ. Missouri-Karissa Schweizer, Dowling Catholic, 3,000 and 5,000

Next Level Iowa Podcast For March 8, 2018: National Indoors

Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling Mizzou©Mizzou Athletics 2018 On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast, Mike and I put together our podcast from different parts of the world.  We wanted to make sure and highlight our Iowans who made us proud last weekend at the Junior College and NAIA National Meets and look ahead to […]